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BMES 571 Biological Evolution: Applications to Human Health and Performance 4.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide students with an evolutionary perspective on health and disease. The focus is on humans as products of evolution by natural selection and as such, subject to the same relationships and historical precedents that govern the rest of the natural world. Topics to be covered include ecological damage and emerging diseases, sociobiological perspectives on behavioral disorders, the development of resistance in pathogens, and adaptation and maladaptation of humans to urban environments.

College/Department: School of Biomedical Engineering, Science Health Systems
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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